Latin America & Caribbean

Who was Pope Francis before he became Pope? And why was he chosen to become Pope? Jorge Maria Bergoglio, appointed "Provincial" of the Order of Jesus in Argentina was one of the main supporters --within the Catholic hierarchy-- of Argentina's military dictatorship which came to power in March 1976.
Evo Morales is Bolivia’s democratically elected president. In cahoots with Bolivian fascists, military and police, along with the OAS, CIA forces toppled Morales for not subordinating the country’s sovereign rights to US interests.
In early 1970s, in a note to the CIA, Henry Kissinger recommended “Make the economy scream.” The same concept has been applied to Venezuela, with advanced techniques of financial warfare.
The Junta ordered a hike in the price of bread from 11 to 40 escudos. While food prices had skyrocketed, wages had been frozen. From one day to the next, an entire country had been precipitated into abysmal poverty; in less than a year the price of bread in Chile increased thirty-six fold.
US Treasury Department Tightens Sanctions on Venezuela Oil Sector By Ricardo Vaz, June 09, 2019
Tightening the Noose on Cuba By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, June 08, 2019
A Third Brazilian Mine Tailings Dam Disaster Is About to Occur. The Dangers of Experimental Copper Mining in Minnesota By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, June 06, 2019
Trudeau Government Squeezes Cuba By Yves Engler, June 05, 2019
US Bans Educational and Recreational Travel to Cuba By Telesur, June 05, 2019
Dubious Report on Russia Withdrawing Defense Support to Venezuela By Stephen Lendman, June 04, 2019
President Lopez Obrador of Mexico’s Letter to Donald Trump. “I Don’t Want Confrontation…” By President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, June 04, 2019
Canada Closes Venezuela Embassy as Guaido Promises Maduro Out by End of Year By Paul Dobson, June 04, 2019
The Murdering of Julian Assange By Peter Koenig, June 04, 2019
Hands Off Venezuela! Resolution of the Solidarity Event in Berlin on May 28, 2019 By International Rosa Luxemburg Conference, June 03, 2019
Cuba’s New Blockade By Adrian Weir, June 02, 2019
Findings of Torture: The UN Rapporteur and Julian Assange By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, June 01, 2019
Canada’s Trudeau Government Supportive of Venezuela Anti-democratic Hardline Elements By Yves Engler, May 31, 2019
US Hints at Sanctions Against Venezuela CLAP Food Programme. Bolivarian Militia to Protect CLAP By Paul Dobson, May 31, 2019
The American People Are the True Victims of the US Sponsored “Coup” against Venezuela By Eleanor Goldfield, May 30, 2019
Sabotage to Ten Cargo Ships Preventing Them from Arriving in Venezuela By Maritime Herald, May 29, 2019
The Decline of Jamaica’s Trade Union Movement in the Era of Capitalist Globalization By Tina Renier, May 29, 2019
The Ever Dependable Bully on Embassy Row; Venezuela and Iraq Are No Longer Worlds Apart By Barbara Nimri Aziz, May 29, 2019
US Senator Calls for Grenada-like Invasion of Venezuela By Telesur, May 29, 2019
Maduro: “Only Dialogue Can Resolve the Crisis” By Prof Susan Babbitt, May 27, 2019
The Bolivarian Revolution and the Warmongering “Pacifists” By Arnold August, May 26, 2019
Trump Regime Targeting of Venezuela’s Food Distribution Program. Starve Venezuelans into Submission? By Stephen Lendman, May 24, 2019
Venezuela: Amnesty International in Service of Empire By Roger D. Harris, May 24, 2019
Haiti: The Unsustainable Presidency By Nancy Roc, May 22, 2019
Julian Assange Suffered Severe Psychological and Physical Harm in Ecuadorian Embassy, Doctors Say By James Risen, May 21, 2019
Nicaragua in the Shadow of Western Fascism By Stephen Sefton, May 21, 2019
Unlawful Arrests of Venezuelan DC Embassy Protectors Symbolic of US Decadence By Stephen Lendman, May 19, 2019
US ‘Bid to Destroy Venezuela’ Threatens the Foundations of International Law, Ambassador Warns By Ben Chacko, May 19, 2019
Green Party of the United States Statement – Venezuelan Embassy By Green Party of the United States, May 18, 2019
Who’s Behind the Pro-Guaidó Crowd Besieging Venezuela’s D.C. Embassy? By Jeb Sprague and Alexander Rubinstein, May 18, 2019
Trump – from China to Iran to Venezuela – Threats and Sanctions Everywhere – A Chronicle of Disorganized Chaos Foretold By Peter Koenig, May 17, 2019
Who Knows? Who Cares? If the Media Claim 50 Countries Reject Venezuela’s Elected President and Repeat It Enough It Must be True By Dave Lindorff, May 17, 2019
US Illegally Evicts Protectors from Venezuelan Embassy By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, May 17, 2019
Venezuelan Embassy: Peace Activists Put US Mission on Notice By Lauren Smith, May 16, 2019
Answering the Mysterious Call of An Artist’s Spiritual Vocation By Edward Curtin, May 16, 2019
Truth, Justice and Declassification: Secret Archives Show US Helped Argentine Military Wage ‘Dirty War’ that Killed 30,000 By Prof. Rut Diamint, May 16, 2019
Guaido Requests US Military ‘Cooperation’ to Oust Maduro as US Vessel Violates Venezuelan Waters By Paul Dobson, May 14, 2019
Cuba’s Earthy Traditions, and Jean Vanier By Prof Susan Babbitt, May 14, 2019
Why ‘Anti-imperialist’ in the U.S. Still Means ‘Paid for by Russia’ By Black Alliance for Peace, May 14, 2019
Guaido ‘Open’ to Accepting a US Offer to Invade Venezuela By Jason Ditz, May 13, 2019
The Bolivarian Revolution Metes Out Poetic Justice By Arnold August, May 13, 2019
Venezuelan Embassy: Water Shut Off, Police Block Entry of Food By Telesur, May 13, 2019
Viewing Venezuela through a Fairy Tale Lens By Gerrard Bonello, May 13, 2019
Pompeo Suffers Meltdown over Venezuela’s Arrest of Coup-Backer, Zambrano By Joaquin Flores, May 11, 2019
Venezuela: President Maduro Reveals General Behind Coup Recruited by CIA By Telesur, May 11, 2019
Trudeau Continues Push to Overthrow Venezuela’s Government By Yves Engler, May 11, 2019
Pandering to Israel Means War with Iran By Philip Giraldi, May 09, 2019
Venezuela Accuses UK of Denying Venezuelans Food, Healthcare by Blocking Gold Deposits By Press TV, May 09, 2019
Venezuela – A Risk to Dollar Hegemony – Key Purpose Behind “Regime Change” By Peter Koenig, May 09, 2019
1,000 Israeli Soldiers to Arrive in Honduras to Train Troops, Police on Border Protection By Telesur, May 09, 2019
A Chinese Caribbean? Washington Not Happy About “New China Focus” in Cuba, Venezuela and Panama By F. William Engdahl, May 09, 2019
Panama’s Win-win Cooperation with China Will Continue Under Cortizo By Andrew Korybko, May 08, 2019
Will the Trump Regime Attack Venezuela and Iran? By Stephen Lendman, May 08, 2019
US institutions
CIA Dirty Hands All Over the US Coup Plot Against Venezuela By Stephen Lendman, May 08, 2019
How GMO Seeds and Monsanto /Bayer’s “RoundUp” Are Driving US Policy in Venezuela By Whitney Webb, May 07, 2019
A Nuclear War? Over Venezuela? By Rep. Ron Paul, May 07, 2019
Sloppy Journalism: CNN Falsely Claims Venezuela’s Guaido Was Elected President in January By Jason Ditz, May 07, 2019
Venezuela Is Not Alone – No Esta Sola By Lauren Smith, May 07, 2019
Cuba’ Decree on Culture and the Catch-All American “Freedom of Expression” Mantra By Arnold August, May 07, 2019
Pompeo Claims US Aggression Against Venezuela Would be Lawful By Stephen Lendman, May 07, 2019
Embassy Protection Collective: We’re Still Here and We’re Staying By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, May 07, 2019
US State Department Publishes, then Deletes Sadistic Venezuela Hit List Boasting of Economic Ruin By Anya Parampil, May 06, 2019
It’s Crunch Time for China’s Central American Strategy By Andrew Korybko, May 06, 2019
Failed Coup in Venezuela Intensifies Battle at Embassy in Washington By Black Alliance for Peace, May 06, 2019
Trump’s “Troika of Tyranny” Meddles in Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, May 05, 2019
Fabricated Media Rumors: “Russian Nukes Deployed”, “Cuban Intelligence Threatening Venezuelan Democracy” By South Front, May 04, 2019
Media Lies in Service of War for Regime Change in Venezuela By Bill Van Auken, May 04, 2019
Venezuela: Lopez Arrest Warrant Issued as Military Show Strength for Maduro By Paul Dobson, May 03, 2019
U.S. Lies to Justify Further Attacks on Cuba By Bertha Mojena Milián, May 03, 2019
“Psychopath Capitalism”: US Economic Terrorism and Genocide Against the People of Venezuela By Carla Stea, May 03, 2019
US Imposes Illegal and Deadly Sanctions on Venezuela in David vs. Goliath Battle By Edward B. Winslow, May 03, 2019
U.S. Government Plan, Dated 23 February 2018, for Coup in Venezuela, Now Leaks Out By Eric Zuesse, May 03, 2019
British MSM – Lapdog of American Military Coup (Again) By True Publica, May 02, 2019
May Day 2019: Unite Against War in Venezuela! By Massoud Nayeri, Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Craig Murray, Stephen Lendman, Peter Koenig, Jon Queally, and Kurt Nimmo, May 02, 2019
Failed US Regime Change Plots Against Venezuela By Stephen Lendman, May 02, 2019
US Terror Attack on Venezuela Imminent By Kurt Nimmo, May 02, 2019
The Trumpian Style of “Regime Change”. John Bolton By Massoud Nayeri, May 02, 2019
The British Government’s War on Assange and Media Freedom By Nina Cross, May 02, 2019
Joe Biden Sides with Trump, Bolton, and Pompeo in Backing Venezuela Coup Effort By Jon Queally, May 02, 2019
Venezuela: It’s Only a Coup if the US Government Says So By Alan MacLeod, May 02, 2019